Episode Archive

387 episodes of The Ruby on Rails Podcast since the first episode, which aired on January 6th, 2009.

  • Episode 19: 17: Bruce Tate

    March 10th, 2009  |  28 mins 45 secs

    This episode was originally published on March 10, 2006.

    Bruce Tate has created a stir in the Java community by promoting Ruby.

    His books include Beyond Java and the

  • Episode 18: 44: The Camping Episode II

    March 10th, 2009  |  23 mins 49 secs

    This episode was originally published on March 10, 2007.

    After a month, Camping Episode II!

  • Episode 17: 97: John Medina (Conclusion)

    March 8th, 2009  |  27 mins 17 secs

    This episode was originally published on March 8, 2008.

    We follow Part I with a discussion of the brain in relation to sleep and gender.

    Somewhere, I remember a mailing list post wher

  • Episode 16: 96: John Medina

    March 1st, 2009  |  28 mins 37 secs

    This episode was originally published on February 29, 2008.

    Developmental molecular biologist Dr. John Medina talks about his new book, Brain Rules. Learn about the need for exercise, attention-grabbing events, and our inability to multitask.

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  • Episode 15: 132: Ryan Bates of RailsCasts

    February 28th, 2009  |  18 mins 56 secs

    This episode was originally published on February 28, 2009.

    Ryan Bates of RailsCasts on his day job, bowling, and the Rails Activism team.

  • Episode 14: 16: Jim Weirich

    February 24th, 2009  |  37 mins 35 secs

    This episode was originally published on February 24, 2006.

    The Ruby pioneer on rake task automation and good code design.

  • Episode 13: 95: MicroPlace

    February 18th, 2009  |  31 mins 46 secs

    This episode was originally published on February 18, 2008.

    An eBay-funded microfinance company connects small investors with entrepreneurs in the developing world, powered by Rails.

  • Episode 12: 131: Ryan Tomayko

    February 16th, 2009  |  24 mins 50 secs

    This episode was originally published on February 16, 2009.

    Rack and Sinatra committer Ryan Tomayko talks about the benefits of Rails, the value of middleware, and the future of deployment.

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  • Episode 11: 94: Heroku

    February 8th, 2009  |  40 mins 54 secs

    This episode was originally published on February 8, 2008.

    What if your server resources were metered like your electric bill? Heroku has set out to build a metered cloud computing deployment solution for Rails.

    Stick around for the last 10 minutes

  • Episode 10: 15: Glenn Vanderburg

    February 6th, 2009  |  35 mins 22 secs

    This episode was originally published on February 6, 2006.

    Glenn Vanderburg on metaprogramming. Formatted as MP3 this time…enhanced MPEG-4 versions will be available in a separate feed starting next episode.

  • Episode 9: 43: The Camping Episode

    February 3rd, 2009  |  20 mins 36 secs

    This episode was originally published on February 3, 2007.

    Three interviews with developers who use why the lucky stiff’s Camping framework.

    See also

  • Episode 8: 130: Giles Bowkett

    January 30th, 2009  |  22 mins 42 secs

    This episode was originally published on January 30, 2009.

    Giles Bowkett, Ruby Inside Top Presenter of 2008, talks about success, startups, goal

  • Episode 7: 93: Err Free

    January 30th, 2009  |  34 mins 19 secs

    This episode was originally published on January 30, 2008.

    A conversation with Chris Wanstrath and PJ Hyett of Err Free consulting in San Francisco. We talk about starting a profitable side project, sending and receiving email, g

  • Episode 6: 14: Sean Chittenden

    January 26th, 2009  |  28 mins 57 secs

    This episode was originally published on January 26, 2006.

    Sean Chittenden talks about his Rails re-design work with Penny-Arcade.com, server scalability, and the open source business model.

  • Episode 5: 42: Tim Lucas

    January 23rd, 2009  |  18 mins 56 secs

    This episode was originally published on January 23, 2007.

    Tim Lucas, co-developer of Web Connections and godfather of the Sydney Ruby Brigade, talks about developing with REST and JSON.

  • Episode 4: 92: Ezra Zygmuntowicz

    January 23rd, 2009  |  21 mins 49 secs

    This episode was originally published on January 23, 2008.

    The co-founder of Engine Yard and author of the upcoming book on Rails Deployment talks about Engine Yard’s recent $3.5 mil